Duan is an Associate and member of both the Real Estate and Wills, Estates and Trusts teams. Duan strives to provide excellent service to his clients and understands that client relationships are built and centered on trust, loyalty, professionalism and being genuine.
Duan is currently a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and serves on various committees and boards. He is a board member for the Nova Scotia Golf Association, a member of the Nova Scotia Golf Association’s Finance Committee, Chair for the Nova Scotia Golf Association's Diversity & Inclusion Committee, a Committee member for the Black Lives Matter Golf Initiative and a Governance Committee Member for Basketball Nova Scotia's Discipline Panel. He is also a former Dalhousie Advisory and Standing Committee Member (Indigenous Blacks & Mi’kmaq Initiative Representative) and a former Executive Member for the Dalhousie Black Law Society Association.
Duan is passionate about giving back to his community and other communities. While he was an undergraduate student at Mount Saint Vincent University he volunteered his time outside of his studies and varsity athletic commitments (Men's Basketball) as a sales representative for a clothing line based out of Toronto called "Tenfed" whose overall mission is to feed children of hunger both in Canada and around world. Throughout law school, he volunteered and helped with fund raising for both the Dalhousie Black Law Society Association (DBLSA) and the Dalhousie Indigenous Law Society Association (DILSA) to raise money for the Association's community outreach initiatives. Furthermore, Duan is currently co-leading a new Black Lives Matter Golf Initiative with the help of his committee to help promote and break social and economic barriers for underrepresented Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) youth and women to provide a more inclusive environment for the game of golf.
Outside of the office Duan loves to golf, play basketball and soccer, listen to music (R & B/Hip-Hop/Smooth Jazz) and read.